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Business Analyst
Ref No.: 18-21789
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Job Description:
Job Title: Business Analyst
Location: Baltimore, MD
Duration: 12 months

The ideal candidate must possess the following:
  • Graduation from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or a related field
  • Five years of experience as a business analyst or closely related experience in the analysis of student information systems.
  • Exceptional analytical skills to properly interpret business needs and translate into functional requirements
  • Ability to work in both collaborative and independent environments
  • Ability to work under aggressive timelines
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Responsibilities:
  • Analyse the business processes, procedures, organizational structure, etc. to identify problems and determine solutions that reduce risk and increase organizational effectiveness and efficiency
  • Interact with the business partners and internal and external stakeholders, including executive staff, to understand organizational processes and needs
  • Perform detailed gap analysis to identify gaps between system functionality and organizational needs and document findings
  • Work with stakeholders to identify project scope, project objectives, project success criteria and project deliverables
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders and technical staff to elicit and document requirements (e.g. business, functional, non-functional, process models, etc.)
  • Present solutions to business stakeholders and facilitate the iterative refinement of requirements
  • Work with the Development and Quality Assurance teams to ensure functional requirements are unambiguous and testable
  • Assist in the creation of test cases to verify the system and validate the system and processes are functioning as expected
  • Create and maintain project logs to ensure that issues and risks are documented and tracked to resolution; monitor project schedules and follow up with leadership with concerns related to project milestones and timelines

Required Skills:
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, developing, implementing, and maintaining student information systems
  • Thorough knowledge of processes, methods, and techniques utilized to analyse and evaluate business operations and document requirements
  • Knowledge of programming concepts and various Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies.
  • Working Knowledge of Web Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.
  • Fluent language skills and written communication ability.
  • Experience with developing reports, documents, presentations, etc
  • Experience creating record documents, to include agendas, project logs, meeting notes, etc.
  • Proficiency with MS Office, to include strong competency with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook.
  • Proficiency in developing and presenting, both verbally and in writing, technical information and presentations to non-technical audiences.

Thanks & Regards,
Harish Reddy | Associate Recruiter
Direct: 571-441-1165
harishy@lancesoft.com